Showing posts from April, 2021

Whitehead's Grand Slam Lifts Pioneers Past Comets

  On Monday afternoon, the baseball team hosted the Penn Manor Comets in a crossover matchup. The 6-3 Pioneers lost a tough matchup against Cedar Crest last Friday, allowing 7 unanswered runs in an 8-5 loss. The Comets entered the game with a 2-7 record, winning a pair of games against Conestoga Valley and Lebanon last week. Andrew Whitehead in Game vs. Cedar Crest (Cindy Powell) Dalton Green started on the mound for the Comets, while southpaw Peyton Harsh earned his first varsity start for the Pioneers. In the first inning with a runner in scoring position, Ethan Adelman hit a line drive to left field to plate the first run of the game for the Comets. The Pioneers returned the favor in the bottom of the second inning, as Owen Fikkert and Jake Scranton each knocked in a run on singles. The Comets quickly regained the lead, as Adelman continued his offensive-assault by knocking in two runs on a single to right-field.  In the fifth inning, the Pioneers had two runners in scoring position

Baseball: Pioneers Win 3 Games During Busy Week

  The baseball season is in full swing. The twenty-two time section champs entered the week with a record of 2-1, defeating Berks Catholic and Twin Valley while suffering a tough loss to Conestoga Valley. On the weekly slate for the Pioneers was three Section 2 matchups, including rival Solanco.  Pioneers Huddle Prior To Scrimmage vs Cocalico (Jon Klein) To start off the busy week, the Pioneers hosted the visiting Lebanon Cedars. The Cedars were 0-3 prior to the matchup. Xander Getchis and Jose Porte started the game for their respective teams. Getchis performed well, giving up only one run and two hits over four innings on the bump. Giovanni Malatesta starred offensively, recording two hits and three RBIs as the Pioneers won the game by a score of 12-1 in five innings.  The mercy-rule theme continued on Wednesday, defeating Elizabethtown 11-0 in 5 innings. The Bears were coming off a huge upset win over traditionally strong Ephrata, defeating them at home the previous day. The Pioneer